Kingston Elementary & Pine Ridge Middle School Climbing Wall
Organization Sponsor: Kingston District School
Organization Partner: Kingston Active Schools Committee
A climbing wall and required equipment was purchased and placed in the Kingston Elementary School Gym. The wall is used during gym classes and in after school programs by both the elementary school and Pine Ridge Middle School, which is located just across the street. In total approximately 1200 children use the equipment during and/or after school.
$10,000 from each sponsor
Three year program. Run adult programs and all funds from those are funneled into youth programs.
Pulling two schools and community together. A family together program is planned for Friday evenings or Saturdays.
Feedback from students
Funding is #1. Both schools close together does not require school day transportation.
Transportation for after school programs. Changes in staff are always challenging and keeping staff long term has been challenging. Availability of instructors, volunteers.
Three year project.